Stories from the KAIZEN™ Tours 2014

KAIZEN™ Healthcare Tour

Lean Benchmark Healthcare Tour

The week of November 17, Kaizen Institute led a very successful study tour across Japan, visiting organizations in the Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Tokyo areas. The tour was led by Christian Wolcott, a Senior Consultant for Kaizen Institute USA, and was co-facilitated by our guest Mark Graban, author of the books “Lean Hospitals (Productivity Press, 2nd edition, 2011)“ and “Healthcare Kaizen (Productivity Press, 2011)”. Eighteen physicians and healthcare executives from seven countries across four continents participated.

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KAIZEN™ Public Tour – Kyushi

The KAIZEN™ Public Tour – Kyushu 2014 in Japan on October 19-25, 2014 was a great success. Fourteen participants representing different industries from all over the world joined the tour. 

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